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of super storm sandy cleanup expected to take months traffic backed up for miles, long lines of people waiting for buses and gas in the -- as they face a forecast that includes another storm. tahman bradley joins us live with more. >> reporter: good morning. new york is taking steps toward normalcy, limited amtrak service resumes today and crews are working to restore power in manhattan ahead of a deadline tomorrow. still, enormous hurdles. sandy may be gone, frustration in parts of new york is growing. >> we are going to die, we are going to freeze. we have 90-year-old people. >> reporter: in this manhattan neighborhood, recovery continues at a slow pace residents feel like they've been forgot . >> they have no value, they -- they see other areas are being taken care of and they totally overlooked us. >> reporter: hundreds showed up for food at local churches and aid organizations. >> all the food we had to throw out. >> reporter: it was another night of darkness and cold for hard hit staten island. thousands still without power, many homeless, among them mike and his family. >> my yo
in the wake of superstorm sandy long lines commuters are still waiting in to get gasoline and what one impatient driver is accused of doing that could land him in jail for 15 years. >>> java jolt in the race for president. the starbucks executive throwing his support behind one of the candidates after >>> 87 northbound headlights in san jose hazy, fog thickest inland valleys east bay and will run into this morning. dry and we have record high temperatures in the seven day forecast. >>> 6:14. only four days until election day. new poll shows the race for president remains about dead even. new poll shows 49% of likely voters across the country back president obama, 48% mitt romney. the race is tied when you consider the margin is plus or minus three percentage point. stay with abc7 morning news. coming up katie marzullo will have more on what president obama and mitt romney have planned for today. plus how the new jobs report released this morning could impact the race. >>> the coffee executive who campaigned against partisan gridlock in washington is making an endorsement. the starbucks
from superstorm sandy. in new york city, look at this, commuters trying to pack that bus trying to get on last night because it is so hard to get around and so few options. today some subway lines have been restored after getting flooded out. governor cuomo has declared a transit state of emergency. all transit fares will be waived through tomorrow. drivers won't be allowed into the city with less than three people, in their car. stay with abc7 morning news coming up katie marzullo will have much more on the storm's aftermath. >>> to help people affected by superstorm sandy you can text the words red cross to 9099 to donate $10 or call go to 1-800-redcross. >>> traffic and weather together, next. >> live look outside now. [ inaudible ] [ unintelligible ] >>> welcome back. some of the rain totals on live doppler almost an inch santa rosa, half inch novato, third of an inch san francisco, quarter inch palo alto, a 10th in san jose. here's a look at radar returns most impressive east bay valleys through the santa cruz mountains into the santa clara valley light rain through 9:00, skies op
coast states. the storm caused nearly $20 billion in insured losses. overall, sandy could mean $50 billion in economic losses. that would make this storm the fourth costliest catastrophe in united states history. chris welsh has more. >> reporter: the damage is unimaginable. the toll on human life and the financial devastation are still being tallied, but in the areas hardest hit, it's time to move forward. >> our job has moved from saving lives to rebuilding them. >> reporter: the long road to recovery meant a long wait on thursday. new york commuters faced a choice of standing in lines for buses or trying to get to work on their own. >> not only our train, 35 minutes door to door. >> reporter: 9-23 subway lines are still not running. much of 34th street remains in the dark. people there need food and help. >> we're going to have to find some longer term solutions to this. >> reporter: gas station lines stretched for mil >> three hours . a lot of patience and sanity. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are venteduring back on the -- venturing back on the campaign troil trail
republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot applications has been extended until the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help the storm victims out east. dozens of military personnel left travis air force pace yesterday. they are bringing in much needed supplies including generators. more than three dozen local red cross volunteers are heading to the northeast. they are also have been conducting blood drives for victims of sand
is this thursday november 1st the northeast is still reeling after super storm sandy this morning. we'll have more on the damage and efforts to clean that up and just a minute. bay area is waking up to rain and we're tracking if there's a forecast and we will visit with their cut in just a bit. >> we are tracking a hot spot at interstate 580 where the drive time continues to decline. and the 5:00 hour there were 45 minutes twice the usual commute time. we are now pushing over 60 minutes over one hour to they also must pass to the dublin interchange. there is still trying to clear the house in the off ramp. rain and a number of incidents and the westbound direction , with a multicar crash that did not clear very quickly. it has left us with this horrendous westbound back up. they flee that is the only hot spot this morning. >> here is a wider view of the storm system we are tracking. it is making his way to the south. impact a lot of church leaders last night but we are no longer seen plo. it is still raining in the south bay and east bay as well. we've seen some improvement for san carlos in redwo
and after pictures. >> take a look. this is look. tuckerton... peninsula of hurricane --sandy this is what the a news report looked like at seaside heights but this entire portion of the pier is broken offshore. this is the bridge to the north. this is what it looked like before and this is what it looked like afterwards the storm has forced a lot of debris out. this is from 8 avenue in new york city check out the front of this brown building. this is the before. this is the after. the entire wall of this apartment complex has fallen down. finally, this entrance to the parking garage. this is the before and this is the same after. several cars sticking out of the water. in san francisco, kron 4 news. >> we will be following the latest recovery efforts and a quick check of the weather in the bay area. >> good morning, james. happy friday it is a bit cooler. for the north bay valleys and temperatures are on the cool side. downtown san francisco as we take a look at the visibility. less than 1 mi. with less than 2 mi. you could have issues of the visibility on highway no. 37. not that bad for
sandy. . >>> oakland merchants rolled out the red carpet for shoppers in their annual kickoff to the holiday season. > >> piedmont and 41st street dozens of merchants from 40 neighborhood shopping districts turned up, hoping to lure holiday shoppers to oakland. the mayor made a personal plea for people to check out oakland and spend their holiday dollars >> when you buy in oakland, you are investing in the city. this is a city that has done a good job investing. >> reporter: the mayor encouraged shoppers to buy gift cards, that can be spent at 50 independent shops and restaurants in oakland. >> people who burn the midnight hill could be putting themselves attrist be, not just because of lack of sleep. chronic explore sure to artificial light lead to depression in animals. scientists claim a stress hormone triggered by long-term use of lamps, computers on even i pads or other tablets. >>> members of congress heard testimony about the deadly outbreak of fungal menengitis. among those, the president of the company that produced the contaminated shots and the widow of a victim --
:39 now. summer storm sandy drove the number of people seeking unemployment benefits up to 439,000 last week. that's the highest level in 18 months due to superstorm sandy. today president obama is going to new york city to see the devastation firsthand from the storm. the president will tour the city's hardest hit borough of staten island. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit but the mayor, mayor bloomberg, asked the president to stay away from new york at the time. he said then that the president's visit would just take up too many resources. >>> well, a new crab season is open now here around the bay area. >> yes. diners may pay more for the catch. the fresh catch should hit markets this afternoon. the fishermen will get $3 a pound. you can expect to pay about twice. that bay area restaurants say it will be worth it. >> i think it's going to be very full. so when you crack the crab, the meat will be very plentiful inside. and the taste of course of local crab is excellent. >> word is the crabs are bigger this year but there are fewer of them. so that may be the rea
:51. some new jobless claims are down as the impact of superstorm sandy fades away. here now to chat about that and more, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: some decent news on the economy out there. the labor department reporting that first time weekly claims fell 23,000 to 393,000 and for the first time in several weeks, superstorm sandy not distorting figures. now the overall trend is still distorted. the four-week average rose to 450,000. and another look at the economy, come from the commerce department its second look at 3rd quarter gross domestic product overall economic growth revising it higher to 2.7% from an earlier estimate of 2% also compared to 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. now, the 4th quarter is likely to be impacted by sandy and also from "fiscal cliff" worries. as far as the "fiscal cliff" goes, politico is reporting this morning that there is a framework for a deal in place that would include $1.2 trillion in tax increases and $400 billion in entitlement cuts on medicare. wall street watching that closely. let's look at the numbers. the d
, east coast areas still recovering from super storm sandy have another issue to deal with. new york residents say curious gawkers have been cruising streets and cars. some of the onlookers are even taking pictures. it's not sitting well with residents. many are still having to clean up the damage. the head of the power company that serves new york long island says he understands the frustration is about 75,000 homes and businesses are still without power. he says the storm was much worse than expected. it's unsafe to reconnect 55,000 homes and businesses. some angry taking to the streets to protest. 14,000 new jersey residents are without electricity. >>> dianne feinstein says it hit her like a lightning bolt when cia director david petraeus suddenly resigned because of an extramarital area. coming up at 7:15, how the fbi found out about the anare and the questions being asked about the timing of the fbi's revelation. >>> chevron's plans to fix the damaged refinery in richmond is not connected to have a major impact on reducing pollution levels. a corroded pipe was the cause. the "c
at this time. commerce zeptz hurricane sandy contributed to the decline last month. that is expected and sales fell 32% on the east coast, but... they grew in mid west and out here in the west. the market was far more robust than last year, sales rose by 17% last month. compared to a year ago. and analysts say supply is getting thin. another sign housing market is rebounding. >> some consider extravagant to have a $3 laut yeah. but what about a $7 cup of joe? starbucks has the priceyest cup yet, offering a rare costa rica variety called geisha. a 12 ounce cup costs $6. a 16 ounce grandy -- grande, that is medium to you and me goes for $7. starbucks says customers want a superior bean. who are these people? >> i know. >> that is a grande price. >> yes. >> take a look at this rainbow over san jose city hall this morning. beautiful. we'd like to share your pictures with our viewers. you can e mail pictures to us. or share them with us. >> that is a great picture. >> yes. >> we have survived round one, but more is coming up. >> yes. that is right. sandhya patel is here now with more on this storm.
. mostly because people were hit by super storm sandy. the government also says the consumer and come stayed flat for the month of october and did not rise. we're watching the dow up 10 points right now. we will have a complete update on trafficked in bay area weather we come back. the heaviest cells are in sound san mateo and livermore. they range is moving through concord but we have some are headed towards fairfield and san jose shortly. even here the what you're seeing right now. snow was on the way for the sierra. and light at three is 6 in. of snow on wednesday and there are expecting a lot more, over the course of the weekend with this system coming through. no. start reporting 7 in. of fresh snow on their trails. 7 ft. is the forecast for the next several days for the higher elevations. not bad for the sierra. of course we have to drive and a here on the bay with all of the rain that is coming in right now. it is causing problems for us this morning. erica storm tracker 4, walk us through it >> been morning james it looks like the rain is picking up. at last check it was raini
. >>> 7:09. now continuing our coverage of super storm sandy the death toll claimed to 98 in the u.s. this morning. 4.5million homes own businesses are still without power. and that is also deepening the ongoing gas crisis. the outages have forced many gas stations to close while also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. and if drivers can find an open gas station, the wait can be two hours long. new jersey is trying to make sure sandy does not ruin next tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of the 3,000 polling places don't have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot locations has been extepidded to the -- extended to the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help. dozens left travis airport base. they are bringing much needed supplies and generators. more than three -- >>> just 7:11. and almost missing out on millions of dollars. how the california lottery tracked down a jackpot winner as time was running out. >>> the price of inactivity. h
to struggle from the devastation of superstorm sandy. so today, over 1300 volunteers from new jersey traveled to staten island to serve warm meals and distribute supplies to victims of the storm. >> we want to give them hope back and let them know we're here to support them in any way. >> reporter: a taste of tradition thousands of miles from home. these troops from the first infantry division in afghanistan's bagram airfield took a short break to chow down on their thanksgiving meal while other families like the mccormick's were lucky enough to greet their hero in person after a six month deployment. >> got skype and stuff like that, but to see it in person is just amazing. >> reporter: in washington, stacy kohan, kron 4 news. >>> jim harbaugh can be thankful he has two capable starting quarterbacks. there's news involving alex smith's concussion status and who will start this sunday against the giants. will it be smith or colin capernick? that will be after the break. ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak u
for victims of sandy. he met with more than a half dozen lawmakers on capitol hill. the state of new york is asking for $42 billion in additional federal aid and new jersey needs federal aid to cover most of the nearly 37 billion-dollar cost for recovery and rebuilding. >> trying to stop a killer. we are just finding more about the brave action of one man during that cement plant shooting last year. it cost him his life. > shocking stories from survivors of that fire. the action of managers that increased the death toll. iramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswagen sign then drive is back. and it's never been easier to get a passat. that's the power of german engineering. get $0 down, $0 due at signing, $0 deposit, and $0 first month's payment on any new volkswagen. visit vwdealer.com today. . >>> cloudy to mostly cloudy. windy as well, temperatures upper 60s for some, some light rain but a break today until tonight and then another strong system,
congress to move fast to approve federal funding for hurricane sandy. they met with a dozen lawmakers and new york is asking for $42 billion in extra aid. they are asking for the almost $27 billion in recovery. >>> well earlier today they are voting whether to recognize palestinians is an observer state. mahmoud abbas is looking for a political vote. >>> and there is an accident in the east bay, let's check in with tara. >>> it is sandwiched on east 14th street and there is a big truck that slammed into three parked cars and now it is leaking tee sill fuel. right now we are looking at our maps if we can show you, this is that 84 eastbound near the high-rise to be aware of that. those taillights, those folks are headed towards the caldecott and finally looking fine. you can barely see but traffic is doing well. 5:09 here is steve. >>> tara good morning, mostly cloudy skies to the north, our system has a ways to go but the winds are in advance of that. this is yesterday. almost two inches of rain, forestville west santa rosa i had to squeeze that in there. kevin levy picked up an inch a
battered already by superstorm sandy last week. more power lines were also brought down. the word is that some people may be without power until thanksgiving which is still two weeks away. as of today 750,000 customers remain in the dark. the nor'easter also caused more flight cancellations between san francisco and the new york area. officials said there were nine cancellations that is down from 30 yesterday. most of them were from kennedy international airport in new york, newark airport. san jose airports reported no delays but they are fewer flights to the east coast. >>> in live storm tracker up and going. we have snow in the mountains widely scattered showers. widely scattered showers around here. just offshore now we have these showers getting ready to move in. they are very light and they are widely scattered stuff. the biggest hit was at about 1:00 or 2:00. more of that stuff out there tomorrow. i'm going to show you in our latest computer model. tomorrow morning overnight lows they're going to be chilly. 40 in napa. that's really cold. 46 in vallejo, when the kids head t
is in critical condition at this hour. the truck driver was not hurt. >>> two weeks after superstorm sandy the governor of new york is now poised to ask the federal government for $30 billion in federal disaster aid. governor andrew cuomo says the money is needed to repair the region's transportation infrastructure, and reimburse government for overtime paid to police and other emergency personnel. and estimated 100,000 homes are still without power. the governor says federal aid could also help upgrade the power grid and he is promising a thorough review of why the power company's response to the energy seemed so slow. >> they will be held accountable for past performance and then we also have to get smart about this and we have to make sure we're prepared for when this happens again. because i believe this will happen again. >> president obama is scheduled to tour the new york city area on thursday and will be briefed on the rebuilding effort. >>> volunteers in contra costa county went to work tonight preparing some much needed supplies to send the people back east who are in those storm
of the strike. hurricane sandy driving used car prices higher, buyers are already starting to show up at dealers as they seek to replace the 100 to 250,000 vehicles destroy in the storm. used car prices could go up as much as $1,000 a vehicle. >> starbucks getting in the holiday spirit offering a buy one get one free deal on holiday drinks for three days starting thursday in an effort to pull in foot traffic for the holiday. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king with the bloomberg business report. >>> we've all her of diet soda, a new pepsi drink claims it can reduce fat levels in your body, pepsi special set to hit the market today in japan the soda is infused with dextrin the same fiber found in supplements sold in the u.s.. past flavors there include yogurt, strawberry, milk and cucumber. >>> next, we continue to follow our breaking news in daly city, water main break leaves a neighborhood partially underwater and mud. we go live to amy hollyfield at the scene for an update. >>> later, michael finney takes a look >>> that breaking news comes from dailiy. live look from our camera -- h
. the decline comes as impact of superstorm sandy eases a bit. this morning, stock futures are moving higher on encouraging news from washington on the "fiscal cliff" issue. ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us. good morning, ashley. >> reporter: good morning, to you, frank and michelle. asian markets got a lift this morning on growing optimism from debt talks in washington. tokyo's nikkei rose 1% while hong kong's hang seng also gained about 1%. the improvingometer mitchell on the "fiscal cliff" gave wall street a boost, as well. the dow added 106 points after being down triple digits earlier in the day. while the nasdaq was up 23. >> could the dollar bill be going out of style? a congressional panel is once again calling for the u.s. to stop printing singles and switch entire to dollar coins. the nonpartisan panel believes the switch could save taxpayers money. it is more expensive to produce the coins but they last about 6 types longer than the paper bills. i don't know. it's going to make my bag heavier for sure. >> that's what i was thinking. my purse is already heavy. >> got f
storm sandy has guaranteed that that record will not be topped. the world's biggest financial companies reopened quickly but that is not the case for many smaller shops and businesses in the area. also a tourist attractions like the nearby state of larry. -- statue of liberty >> we had almost a million last year and i'm hoping that they will come to see what we have this year. >> down the jersey shore they are worried about the summer. >> the boardwalk we walked on together this summer breeding residence and talk to business owners is gone. >> tourism is a $38 million industry in new jersey. the new jersey tourism board says it is too early to estimate the upcoming season. atlantic city casinos like bally's and about and already taken a hit. casino revenues were down 20% in october. >> my sense is that in the short term if you look at revenue numbers that may come in for october/november you may see something in our production. on the flip side come december through next june and beyond you may see it be much brisker than we thought it would be because of the circumstances that have bee
than usual because of super storm sandy. in october, the national on employment rate was 7.9%. 12 million people were officially unemployed. not all of them however are receiving benefits. winners and losers on wall street. >> starbucks. is there a new coffee machines. >> this is great this is an investment that i'd like starbucks for the long term patient investor they have vaporous stuffethey have a-pr barista...item and so far keurig it will go from a billion dollar product will be a hot product. >> and they will make a lot of money on those coffeepots. >> call cups of coffee, $12. >> let us talk about the airlines. the winners or losers? >> that cut their capacity. i would say that they are a bit of a winner. air fare is slightly higher this year there up by 9 percent but they are down by $5 per share we are spending less on travel. which is nice to see americans are not pillaging their pocketbooks. and 90% of bus will drive. in a traveling this year is $544 last year, $494 this year. ? >> it is what most of the what people are buying. >> yes, most of are the notebooks, tablet
months were climbing by 2.8%. but super storm sandy could have something to do with that. >> andgroupon ceo future as a winner? >> that is a winner rumored that he is going to be leaving. >> correct he did not sell the company at a $32 billion. and he had had. ed and meeting and even has appear in the french writer at work. >> pie in the refrigerator with the year in the refigerator... >> starbucks' new $7 coffee introduces costa rica finca palmilera. that's $15,000 in coffee every year that is too much will anybody purchase it i think that it. once i purchased a $60 cup of coffee. and a former picks it up and makes a rare cup of coffee i did that to impress a playboy model. a $7 cup of coffee will work but i say that it could not work. >> perhaps not assembly would purchase every day. you can catch these on the kron 4 morning news at 6: 4:05 a.m. >> certainly it was a you whet and 20. you are wet and wi- with flooding and even gusting winds. this is video right under the 1 0 1. obviously, it was not a fun commute with drier conditions but more rain fall on the with the satellite & rada
back to tori and dave. >>> thank you. superstorm sandy may be blamed for aosmic of crime in new york city -- for a spree of crime in new york city. crime's been up. the 101st precinct in far rockaway, that was the hardest hit area for burglaries. they had 33 of them. no burglaries were reported in that same time period, just a year ago. >>> sports fans in pleasant hill are doing their part to help with relief. >>> every day we are so lucky to have a home and electricity and plumbing and, you know, i just hope that they can rebuild quickly. >> the head commissioner of the pleasant hill baseball association after watching the storm damage in the brooklyn neighborhood that he's from. a church back east will distribute the donations. >>> nearly two dozen states are asking to leave the united states following last week's election. 20 states have filed a petition with the white house asking to be removed so they can create a new government. now, california is not one of those states. 17 of the states that filed the petition voted for mitt romney in the presidential election. >>> richmond p
that because of sandy they might have a lot of overinventory. they'll be able to get rid of that. but the prices on some of that stuff, i think there was a 12-cup coffeemaker there priced at $9.94. i could probably use something like that. >> me, too. we can share that. what about the deal with mcdonald's having dropped earnings expectations first time in nine years? what are they doing to fix that? >> mcdonald's actually in addition to having earnings drop in the first time in nine years, sales also plummeted because of the global slowdown. what they're trying to do now, they have this new menu that came out that really targeted higher prices, new like refined menu with better beef. now they're trying to focus on that dollar menu. they want to go back to that core customer and target that person. >> you know that $12 coffeemaker? it might be good. because the price of coffee has fallen but not in toempls what we pay. what's that about? >> i know you're a fan of starbucks. i am, too. starbucks is not going to drop their prices. wholesale prices have dropped, but because of the re
was less than expected in october. a little that can be blamed by super storm sandy duncan brought to you by weekends. inventory just 4.8 months so it is a very slim inventories. it is a home builders' market at this point in time. the average, the united states averages 210 to $220,000. this is a good number, not a great number but a good six month number. >> for housing let's go to discount buying. we have the ceo of a group voon he could be on his way out. >> he is much maligned. small businesses are shying from a completely at this point in time. andrew mason could have sold the company to google for 6 billion it is now worth 2 billion. the board of directors are meeting today and tomorrow and basically will decide his future. i think he has run out of time and i think he is too young to run a multibillion-dollar company. >> you don't like his style >> yet he has bier in the company refrigerator. when you're at home drink as much as you want and when the public is the owner of the company, i don't like it. it is a bad signal. we will drink beer and have fun >> with your money >> right
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